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New type of UCAT Situational Judgement question!

28th April 2022

New type of UCAT Situational Judgement question!

In 2022, there will be a new type of UCAT Situational Judgement question. It’s similar to previous UCAT Situational Judgement questions, but there are some changes to the structure of the question and what it is asking you to do. This blog describes this type of UCAT Situational Judgement question in more detail, including why it was introduced and how to approach it.   What i ...

 

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Equipment you need to get UCAT ready!

20th April 2022

Equipment you need to get UCAT ready!

The saying goes, ‘A bad workman blames his tools’, but it’s also true that having the right tools plays an important role in the successful completion of any task, including UCAT. For example, imagine trying to chop down a tree with a kitchen knife! Not only is it important to select the right tools, you also need to use them efficiently and effectively. So, what equipm ...

 

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When should I start preparing for the UCAT?

17th April 2022

When should I start preparing for the UCAT?

This is a very common question that students ask about UCAT. When you first start to research UCAT it can seem overwhelming and confusing.  You may have many questions such as: How should I approach UCAT preparation? When should I start my UCAT prep? Do I need to prepare for the UCAT? These are all very valid questions, and this blog explores them in more detail.   Is it worth ...

 

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Applying for Medicine in the UK and Australia?

13th April 2022

Applying for Medicine in the UK and Australia?

UCAT is used by universities in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom for selection of students into medicine and dentistry. If you wish to apply to universities in both Australia/New Zealand and the UK, there is a specific procedure relating to UCAT that you must follow: You will need to sit the UCAT ANZ. It is important that you sit this test so that your UCAT results are deliv ...

 

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Ten tips for surviving your first year of Medicine

12th April 2022

Ten tips for surviving your first year of Medicine

Medicine is tough, really tough but you’ve made it this far so you’re tougher. First year is a whirlwind and at times can seem overwhelming, but having made it through to the other side of those first few full-on months, I can hand on heart say that everyone is telling the truth when they say college will be the best time of your life. You’ll have ups and downs, I can guarant ...

 

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10 Biggest UCAT Myths

7th April 2022

10 Biggest UCAT Myths

Myth 1: UCAT scores aren’t important if you have a solid academic background Even medical school applicants who get perfect academic scores can flake out on the UCAT and miss out on a place in medicine. The UCAT is one of three important elements of your medical school application (the other two being your academic results and interview), so it is vital that you take the UCAT seriousl ...

 

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UCAT Weekly Classes Now Available!

17th March 2022

UCAT Weekly Classes Now Available!

Have you ever wished you could have a regular UCAT tutor and classmates with whom you could discuss difficult UCAT questions? If that is true then MedEntry’s online, live-streamed Weekly UCAT Classes will benefit you. The UCAT Weekly Classes run for twelve weeks from March to June. Your tutor will work through the five sections of the UCAT, covering each of the UCAT question types, de ...

 

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5 months until UCAT

24th February 2022

5 months until UCAT

Five months until the UCAT testing period begins! Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed by your workload this year? Stress is a common problem that affects all of us at some point in our lives, but is stress bad for you? According to Kelly McGonigal stress isn’t the problem, it’s the mind’s negative response to stress that’s the problem. McGonigal explains that w ...

 

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Is medicine for me? 5 tips on how to make the big decision

21st January 2022

Is medicine for me? 5 tips on how to make the big decision

Trying to decide whether medicine is for you? Personally, it took me months and lots of research and thought to finally make that decision. Compared to most Bachelor degrees which are usually three years in duration, courses in medicine take much longer – about 5 years to complete. Then there is post-graduate study and specialist training. You could be looking at many years before you ar ...

 

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Sitting UCAT in 2022? Here's What's Coming For You

17th December 2021

Sitting UCAT in 2022? Here's What's Coming For You

MedEntry has been busy adding new features, resources and services to provide our students with the highest quality and most comprehensive UCAT preparation program. Here’s what’s coming for student sitting UCAT in 2022: Even more high quality UCAT questions MedEntry has a reputation for crafting the most accurate and high quality UCAT questions. Questions exactly replicate the style of UCAT ...

 

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